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The 1st Black United States Secretary of State and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Colin L. Powell, has passed away.  According to his facebook page, he passed away “due to complications from COVID-19“.  He passed away this morning at the age of 84.

General Colin L. Powell, former U.S. Secretary of State and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, passed away this morning due to complications from Covid 19. He was fully vaccinated. We want to thank the medical staff at Walter Reed National Medical Center for their caring treatment. We have lost a remarkable and loving husband, father, grandfather and a great American.  – The Powell Family. (via General Colin Powell’s Facebook Page)